The Prime Minister of the Netherlands Mark Rutte
European Union

Netherlands recruits Baltic States to compensate for effects of Brexit

The Netherlands is building new coalitions within the EU to compensate for the loss of the UK as the union’s main free trade champion, and has found partners in the Baltic States. At the same time, a domestic policy issue involving gas supplies and the Dutch stance on Russia have the potential to put what has been dubbed the New Hanseatic League to the test Dario Cavegn writes in the ERR News. […]

European Commission building
Foreign affairs

Ireland, Netherlands joining Baltic-Nordic meeting in Brussels

Leaders of the Baltic and the Nordic states have for the first time invited their Irish and Dutch colleagues to join the traditional meeting in Brussels ahead of the European Union (EU) summit. […]

Mark Rutte
European Union

President congratulates Netherlands after moderates’ election victory

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė on Thursday congratulated the Netherlands following moderate politicians’ victory in Wednesday’s parliamentary election. […]


British universities start flying over Lithuanian students

A British university is to fly 15 potential students from Lithuania to Britain to visit the university, see its facilities and meet its teaching staff – something unheard in Lithuanian universities. “I do not know […]

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Mars Lithuania accused of misleading customers as recalled chocolate bars appear in shops

Some chocolate bars from a shipment recalled by the American company Mars found their way into Lithuanian shops, the company’s representatives said on Wednesday, retracting earlier claims that no possibly unsafe products were on the market. Lithuania’s food regulation authority says it is investigating the company for misleading consumers. […]